Associate Degree in Environmental Studies

Associate Degree in Environmental Studies

Description 

The objectives of this level of the programme are to inspire and empower students with competencies and knowledge to create healthier and more sustainable environments; provide formal certification of persons working in environmental disciplines in Jamaica and the world; and provide a core of personnel in Jamaica to act as a catalyst or vehicle to heighten environmental awareness throughout the Jamaican and Caribbean populations as well as the rest of the world. This programme will attempt to satisfy the environmental needs of Jamaica and the Caribbean by allowing students to acquire hands-on environmental field experiences in urban and rural settings in Jamaica and by empowering them to apply their academic training to help solve environmental problems. 70 theory credit(s) and 0 lab credit(s). 

Courses – 23

Tuition per year $153,059.50 *Subject to change for 2024/2025

Semester 1 = $81,699.75   Semester 2 = $71,359.75

Code Course Name Credits Lab Credits CW/Exam Year Semester
COMM1101 Communication I 3 0 100/0 Year 1 Semester 1
ITEC1104 Fundamentals of Information Technology 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 1
ENGE1101 Geography I 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
MGMT1101 Introduction to Management 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
PSYC1111 Introduction to Psychology I 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
ENVR1101 Life Science 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
ENVR1202 Agriculture and the Environment 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 2
COMM1202 Communication II 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
ENGE1201 Geography II 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
ENVR1201 Introduction to Ecology 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
MATH1201 Pre-Calculus 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
MGMT2405 Small Business Management (Theory and Practical) 3 0 100/0 Year 1 Semester 2
LANG2301 Foreign Language I 3 0 60/40 Year 2 Semester 1
ENGE2301 Geology 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 1
ENVR2301 Industry and the Environment 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 1
ENVR2302 Marine Environment 4 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 1
COMM2301 Oral Communication 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 1
ENVR2303 Waste and Water Management 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 1
ENVR2402 Disaster Preparedness and Management 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 2
ENVR2403 Environmental Impact Assessment 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 2
ENVR2405 Public Relations 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 2
ENVR2401 Tourism and the Environment 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 2
WOEP1100 Work Experience 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 2